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it's been about a year when tom and linda first brought up this space. so in that year it's been interesting to us because all of the offices this is our third office and this is great that we can keep the feeling for the get hub space. it was band for several years so they were relationship everything out so we had the opportunity to think about what we wanted and what we wanted to use the space for and to build it from the ground up. it's one of the oldest buildings this is standing after the fire in san francisco. this was build in 1905 and add a story a few years later.
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you can see the monitor you can see the waterline only about a block away from the street and there's a rail line that went into it as you guys noticed as you're walking around the space today, you'll see we recreated sort of a rail line in the concrete in the aeshlth pace in the in front of the build. in 1906 a year after the building as built after the earthquake and fire if you look at the fire line with the fire destroyed things it coming comes up to the edge. this was one of the buildings that was not touched between the fire and the waterline. this is one of the oldest buildings that's survived.
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this has about a great home 40 for get hub. we really wanted to contributed back to that so as you can see this entire floor to basic dedicated for people to meet and meet each other and we can bring in talk things and this made get hub possible at all. the space you're in will be community space. we're launching a new part of our website come dot if you want to use this space so far to tech talk or in any way for the community to get together that result in
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companies like this and the opportunity you can go to the site and sign up. we've got passion projects which is women who code and several other meet ups. i think we have some representatives in the audience that are using the space. we're happy and proud to give back and now i want to introduce the mayor of san francisco ed lee (clapping) congratulations >> thank you. thank you and congratulations to all of you. can everybody hear me? well, i'm excited to be here i know after a over a year ago i visited get hub it's complicated i'm not a coder i'm elapsing it like i'm learning sailing but
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it's exciting (laughter) i did appreciate there was an effort to explain to me how the growth of this company was going to make match the excitement edify the city. i appreciate where i visited before until now is 3 times the space your increasing rapidly and europe one of the initial partners and joined ron conway and others additional 6 other companies to help me not only the excitement of the growth of item but the eyes of it in everyday lives and how to improve that and, of course, creating platforms to use the information we have yet to expose to the public. i i know one of the things we're doing together is to get the
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data auto of the bureaucrats hands to where the data can be used. but i know that again get hub plasma is based on anorexia nervosa and in many citizens it supports the tech destroy was it has to over. i just a minute ago probably the closet i'll be to the presidential look if i walk through the oval office i was laborer for the marine guard but i'm going to take the opportunity to the next time i will see president obama i will soon tell him that there is an office it fits really well, in san francisco. i'm proud on behalf of our city
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and on the on behalf of san francisco i'm proud to announce we're celebrating the month of october as innovation in san francisco because of get hub. this year we're continuing that tradition with a celebration that highlights the nicest companies like food and cultural and a design and, of course, technology. but all of those companies that we're celebrated really make our city buzz and we're become a gravitational center. the calendar is completely filled and shows how innovation is in our city. sf music tech conference will be part of this month and the 4rb9 empowerment most will all happen
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and many other particular events will happen in the month of october. you can see those exciting event at the i of time of m innovative i'm happy to kick this off. posted the next exciting event here putting our whole cities municipal code into get hub (clapping) >> you know what that means? that's credible. when i talk about bureau categorize nobody knows whether it effects our streets our parks or vehicle code the way we build
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offices this year so many laws public safety and others that it compacts so to post this on the get hub and to allow get hub to be our way in which people what navigate to break it down to make t it usedable by other coders it's kind of like sailing we have had to learn with taking was and to have that on the screen in front of us and how we, in fact, our waters is exactly how get hub z is doing it. where your code is able to be found at mayor's office of civic innovation dot get hub dot l o
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slash open law. i'm excited to see what gets build and shared. and, of course, we're working with the open law project it's guided us to this kickoff. i'm excited to see something that's been to bureaucratic. by the way, i'm a lawyer my background i used to cause a lot of trouble in the city by you used to explain to a lot of bilingual folks in the city what their rights are. when i did the retina strict i had to explain to elderly people who only spoke chinese to help them exercise the law. that's one small example how a whole set of laws can be
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introduced to people so they won't have to go to a library full of very complicated indexes to find what the law means to them and? the magic behind the usefulness how people need to understand your law. and congratulate you get hub and congratulate you for employing more people and being such a great partner and finally comfortably lives of people who want to live and work here. that's the new nature of the technology. get hub congratulations and all of you for being in this wonderful and beautiful historic building that you see a lot of improvements to. this is exciting to be in selma and let's kick avenue innovation
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month and keep comfortably lives in san francisco. thank you very much and congratulation (clapping) >> thank you, mayor ed lee. we're excited to be here in san francisco. i forth to introduce myself i'm tom and on behalf of this tech community we want you to join us over by the big statute we're going to do the ribbon cutting in just a few moments. thank you. thank you. again for all of you for coming and i'd like to give
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the ceremonial scissors to ed lee. >> congratulations get hub and thank you and let's celebrate innovation month in san francisco. with that how about a 3, 2, 1 count down. >> 3, 2, 1. (clapping)
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>> there are kids and families ever were. it is really an extraordinary playground. it has got a little something for everyone. it is aesthetically billion. it is completely accessible. you can see how excited people are for this playground. it is very special. >> on opening day in the brand-
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new helen diller playground at north park, children can be seen swinging, gliding, swinging, exploring, digging, hanging, jumping, and even making drumming sounds. this major renovation was possible with the generous donation of more than $1.5 million from the mercer fund in honor of san francisco bay area philanthropist helen diller. together with the clean and safe neighborhood parks fund and the city's general fund. >> 4. 3. 2. 1. [applause] >> the playground is broken into three general areas. one for the preschool set, another for older children, and a sand area designed for kids of all ages. unlike the old playground, the new one is accessible to people with disabilities. this brand-new playground has several unique and exciting features. two slides, including one 45-
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foot super slide with an elevation change of nearly 30 feet. climbing ropes and walls, including one made of granite. 88 suspension bridge. recycling, traditional swing, plus a therapeutics win for children with disabilities, and even a sand garden with chines and drums. >> it is a visionary $3.5 million world class playground in the heart of san francisco. this is just really a big, community win and a celebration for us all. >> to learn more about the helen diller playground in dolores park, go to
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> >>. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ hi, i'm with sfgovtv i'm here to
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discuss prop a that will be before the voters in tuesday >> the health care truth fund was for health care correspondents that would substantially there. the 5 member board passed the fund they mate not use the fund to pay for the costs until january 20, 0200. preparing will allow the bodies to make payments from the fund only as the cities account balances to fully funded it has to be large enough to pay for the costs as they're due and thus, the cities total payroll costs can't go over 10 percent.
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they must allow the payment and they're limited to no more than 10 percent of the cities account or the governor and the trust board passed it. they would allow only if the agrees fund account or two-thirds of the agencies funding board and the trust board productive. a yes vote means you want to change the charter from the health care trust funneled only under specified circumstances a no vote i don't want to make those changes. i'm here with supervisor marking feral and he proponent of preparing >> thanks. having me.
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i'd like to start with supervisor farrell why do you believe this prop a is important >> i started working on this when our city controller said we have a 4.4 blindfolds liability. number one we have retirees who worked long and a hard tossed the city of san francisco and workers that are feasor full. that's something we want to avoid and fight against we want to make sure that our seniors have their health care that were second of all the costs for our city a hundreds of thousands of dollars. this year as chairman of our committee b it will grow to $500 million a year over the next 20 years were so preparing prop a does make sure that our
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cities retirees and their health care is priority for in the further. in thirty years our 4 half a billion dollars liability will be wiped-out off the books and we'll save a lot of money from 5 hundred memorial day's a year down and those hundreds of dollars of million dollars dollars will go toward neighborhood things. and to make sure we put ourselves on a course everyone is sporting and i'm proud to be part of. mr. murphy would you recycle to speak to the opposition >> yes. thanks supervisor so far could not it's quite impressive our here to discuss that human resources as the supervisor points out the city has a whole in the retirees health care budget about the
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half the size of the last budget. now prop a the city sets aside money and that's not a bad thing. the idea that we can just promise things to retirees and not pay for it is obviously not a responsible concept and not something i would endorse, however, prop a is on the hard choices that are associated with paipg for a 4 mrs. billion dollars health care be liability. you have to pull that money from somewhere and prop a puts the city on the hook for paying for that obligation that's usually by putting >> funding requirement in the charter but it didn't tell you where that money comes from there has to be taxes in the in
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the meantime to come up with that money. so the question i would then prop is that prop a leafs unanswered is that where is the money going to come from and we shouldn't put ourselves on the hook >> supervisor farrell. >> thank you. the money isn't coming out of thin air but prop b this mauntdz that the city employees contribute 2 percent of their pay. and the city for 2008 matches that with one percent so new employees from as of 2009 two percent of their health care is being saved it's not coming from taxpayers in san francisco it's from city applies from the city
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and county of san francisco >> mr. murphy. >> sure so one of the troubling points of prop a there's a catch all in the amendment that the contributions of the employee and accident planned contribution by the city are insufficient to meet the requirements of the truth you fund the city is on the hook for the balance. which means in practical terms we have to cut from somewhere else or raise taxes. and the picture of retiree health care where we can fund health care on 3 percent of people's annual salaries is a little bit rosy. it's not something we can really bet on with health care costs and benefit costs rising at the, you know, 3 and 44 percent. salaries rising at 3 and 4
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percent rather. its far greater than the pace of inflation and greater than the contributions >> so we have a little bit of time level overview left are supervisor farrell when i started working on prop a it was important in san francisco. i made sure we assaulted with our labor and all communities. i'm proud to say we have the support of every member of the board of supervisors and the democratic party here in san francisco and the republican party in san francisco. swms the harvey milk club and every single every elected official in is no. this is building on prop c we passed in 2011 and if we can
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pass prop b we'll pass at the ballot and something we should be product u proud of >> thank you, mr. murphy. >> there are promises and there are commitments. one of the pieces of language on the ballot is about candle lights and the our promises for the roasts health care. setting aside in law that the money will be there is a promise. until we condominium the enemy of money to make those commitments work is still a promise. the commitment comes when i put the effort on the table to make health care sewer secure. the promise is nice but we have to figure out how to deliver and the funds that are available so far from the measure that the
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supervisor vitals i cites are again, a nice probable but that's not realty. when we passed prop a we should know where the resources come from >> we hope this information has been information active. please visit the san francisco sf remember the voting t is available in city hall be sure to vo november 5th. >> ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ hi, i'm marconi i'm here to discuss prop b the measure will be before the voters on test
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november 5th. they have a proposed site called - prop c is an referendum. a referendum is the process by which the voters can proof or reject legislation. a 3 point plus acres is on washington street. on 2012 the board of supervisors approved the construction of two mixed used buildings containing 3 hundred residential units and a properly operated fitness space and under parking. in approving the project they adopted the ordinance to there the height limits. the referendum be submitted to
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the voters for approval or recreation. it will not take effect unless it's pass see if you vote yes. you want the ordinance passes which influences the height along drum street if you vote no. you don't want the owns which increases the heights to take effect. prop b which also concerns the washington site qualified after prop c it would create woodworking parks and housing district. the sdrishtd would include two buildings with a total of 1 hundred 21 to nine hundred 41 units and there the building from 84 feet up to 1 hundred and
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36 feet. a privately owned a height of 6 stories along embarcadero and payment for the housing fund a public park and open spaces and sidewalks on at least 20 percent of the site and new case to the waterfront and ground floor retail and cafes and under gown car and bicycle parking and increased revenue to the port and city. if you vote yes open prop b you want to approve the 8 development site if you vicinity no on prop b i don't want to approve the washington street development project. i'm here with alec the proponent of propose b and c ambassador we're also joined by on opponent
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of the measure >> i'd like to a start with mr. barb why are you for this as opposed to. >> i'm for the proposition because i cared about the san francisco project & using the waterfront i see this as an opportunity to open up the waterfront by opening up streets that were closed in the dark redevelopment stage when the freeway was here blocked by fence and further made ugly by a parking lot. we need in this 3 blocks open vitality spates housing over retail shops and cafes and restaurants we need to t

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